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Odessa ranks 123rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Birmingham, Hanover, and Saitama (city). Memorable people born in Odessa include Anna Akhmatova, George Gamow, and Andrey Vyshinsky. Memorable people who died in Odessa include Aleksandr Lyapunov, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, and Mendele Mocher Sforim. Odessa has been the birth place of many writers and politicians and the death place of many mathematicians and writers. Odessa is located in Ukraine.

Odessa or Odesa is the third most populous city and municipality in Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transport hub located in the south-west of the country, on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. The city is also the administrative center of the Odessa Raion and Odessa Oblast, as well a multiethnic cultural center. Odessa is sometimes called the "pearl of the Black Sea", the "South Capital", "The Humor Capital" and "Southern Palmyra". Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1856 and 2002, Odessa was the birth place of 69 globally memorable people, including Anna Akhmatova, George Gamow, and Andrey Vyshinsky. Additionaly, 12 globally memorable people have passed away in Odessa including Aleksandr Lyapunov, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, and Mendele Mocher Sforim.

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Most individuals born in present day Odessa were writers (10), politicians (7), musicians (5), soccer players (5), and singers (5),  while most who died were mathematicians (2), writers (2), politicians (2), explorers (1), and physicians (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Odessa, including Igor Belanov, Andriy Voronin, and Leonid Buryak. Whereas, throughout history, writers have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Odessa, including Anna Akhmatova, Isaac Babel, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Odessa since 1700.